The Top Five Gunslingers In NFL History (With Video)

August 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

To construct a list like this you have to set certain criteria because the term "gunslinger" is used so often and most times incorrectly in my opinion. So here are some basic ground rules for this list.
1) Strong Arm.
A gunslinger by definition is someone who is skilled with a rifle and when a gunslinger appears on the gridiron, he always seems to rifle it in there. A gunslinger should be someone who is willing to go deep and go deep often, one play away from jubilation or misery. A gunslinger in the NFL is sort of like a Ferrari when you're 50, he makes you feel alive and gets all the girls. Write that down.
2) Unpredictability.
Just like those of the Old West, this type of quarterback is unpredictable. You know going in that you're going to either see him put on an aerial display or see a bad episode of the Sopranos (Tony died guys, sorry.)
There will be plays in the game where you will see a gunslinger try a pass you know he shouldn't and no matter how many ...

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